World Unani Day

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: DD News  Context: World Unani Day was observed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, at Hamdard University on February 11, commemorating the birth anniversary of Indian Unani scholar Hakim Ajmal Khan  

International Classification of Diseases (ICD) – 11

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB   Context: The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the ICD-11 Traditional Medicine Module 2, incorporating data and terminology related to Ayurveda, Siddha, and Unani Medicine. The Ministry of AYUSH collaborated with WHO in preparing this classification, aiming to strengthen India’s healthcare system, research, development, and policy-making in …

Inclusion of traditional medicine on WHO’s list

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: The Indian government is pushing for the inclusion of Ayurveda and related traditional medicine systems in the 11th revision of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD) as the second module of a supplementary chapter on traditional medicine conditions. This move aims to provide these …

Gujarat Declaration

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB   Context: The “Gujarat Declaration,” released as the outcome of the first WHO Traditional Medicine Global Summit 2023, emphasizes the global commitment to harnessing the potential of traditional medicine for the betterment of health and well-being worldwide.